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Signifiant, signifié, saillance(s) : le signe v(éc)u comme action

Abstract : Abstract We situate our approach in the paradigm of enaction (Varela et al., 1991) which postulates that all cognition operates through movement in a context of body-environment interactions. The aim of this article is to rethink Saussure's sign theory (1916/1996), presented as disembodied and decontextualized, in the light of this recent paradigm, following Bottineau (2012a, b, c, d; 2017a, b, c). For this we use the Theory of Submorphemic Saliencing (Grégoire, 2012a, 2014; 2015; 2017a, b, c, d) which postulates that the enaction of meaning in discourse is based on a simplex (Berthoz 2009) and vicariant (Berthoz 2013) behavior of biocultural actions saliencing. We will first propose a terminology for distinguishing between first-order linguistic actions and second-order linguistic units, which appears fundamental for any approach to the saussurean notions of sign, signifier and signified.
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Michaël Grégoire. Signifiant, signifié, saillance(s) : le signe v(éc)u comme action. Signifiances (Signifying), Université Clermont Auvergne, 2018, 2, pp.149 - 169. ⟨10.18145/signifiances.v2i1.197⟩. ⟨halshs-02330794⟩

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